About Our Company

About us Sew Vac Outlet

Family Owned and Operated for 35+ Years

Brad Porterfield, the owner of Humble Sewing Center, has been in the sewing machine business since the late 70’s. In the early days, he started from the ground up in sales, service, and repair. Over the years, he has become a factory trained technician for all brands including: Elna, Viking, Brother, Juki, Nechi, Singer, Bernina, Janome, Pfaff, and Babylock.

Brad has successfully owned and operated a number of prosperous sewing machine stores including Meyerland Sewing Center. He purchased Humble Sewing Center in 1997 from the original owner, Bob Crain. Through the years, under Brad’s guidance and standard of excellence, the store has continued to thrive and prosper.

Over 35 years of customer satisfaction and community service has helped Sew Vac Outlet grow into a successful business. We have two locations one in Humble and our newest store is in Dickinson. At Sew Vac Outlet We strive for excellent customer service and hope to provide our customers with a genuinely pleasant experience in our stores.

You can depend on us for professional service, a wide selection of machines, all owned and operated by the same family!

Shop new and pre-owned sewing, embroidery and speciality machine inventory; discover the quality of our sewing room furniture lines; have their machine serviced or repaired; and take classes to extend their knowledge base and creativity. We hope you’ll visit us soon!

Why Shop Sew Vac Outlet


Giving Back to the Community

At Humble Sewing Center – SewVac Outlet, we believe in generously contributing to the surrounding community. We have furthered and encouraged the love of sewing by donating new and used machines to various non-profit groups such as a local Girl Scout Troop, churches, quilt guilds, and other charitable organizations.
Authorized Dealer of Sewing Machines

Authorized Dealer of Top Names in Sewing

Sew Vac Outlet (Humble Sewing Center) is Houston’s Premier Authorized Dealer of Babylock and Janome sewing machines and sergers. In addition to new machines, we usually have a selection of Pre-Owned Machines. For your Love of Sewing, we have the right machine at the right price for you.

Fast, Friendly Service and Repair

Our on-site repair center is staffed by factory trained technicians who stay current with the latest sewing machine technology. We service and repair every make and model of household sewing machines. To prolong the life of your machine and to keep it running like new, we provide a thorough service package

Low Price Guarantee

Don’t buy until you get our price. We will meet or beat local competitors! That’s our low price promise to you.

Our Team

Annette Walter
Annette Walter Sales and Service Representative
Fabiola Diaz
Fabiola Diaz Store Manager
Heidi Cruz
Heidi Cruz Sales Representative
Robert Beltz
Robert Beltz Machine Technician